Day 1: An early start as we leave the city of gold and make our way through the Mpumalanga province en-route to the Kruger National Park. As we enter through one of the Southern gates we begin our search for the many species of birds, mammals and reptiles that inhabit the Park. This Park is home to a wide diversity of animals including Africa's "Big Five". Our game drive takes us to our campsite, where we board an open safari vehicle and head out on an exciting night drive. Evening to be spent camping within Kruger. Includes: (D).
Day 2: An early morning game drive takes us along some of the best game drive routes that Kruger has to offer. Sunrise at a waterhole offers scenes straight out of National Geographic. The entire day is spent game viewing, bird watching and stopping off at the various waterholes en route to our next camp. Evening to be spent relaxing around the campfire reminiscing about the day's events. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: We take our final game drive in Kruger before heading up the Drakensberg Escarpment and spend the day visiting the scenic sights along the panoramic route. These sights include God's Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes and the magnificent three rondawels at the Blyde River Canyon. From here we journey on to a Shangaan Tribal Village where a guided tour gives you an insight into the culture and traditions of the local Shangaan people. We enjoy an exciting evening of tribal dancing, singing and tasting of traditional African food. Overnight in traditional huts. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Polokwane. We depart the village after breakfast and head towards the town of Makopane where we overnight en-route to Botswana. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 5: Leaving South Africa, we cross into Botswana. This vast, thinly populated country is one of Africa's economic success stories due to its mineral wealth. After changing money into local currency, we continue to Nata where we camp on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 6: Rising early, we head through the Chobe District, where it is common to see migratory elephants along the roadside. We then cross into Zambia via the Kazangula ferry. Arriving in Livingstone, we visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Victoria Falls. Afternoon to be spent on a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 7: This final day is open to enjoy the many activities available in this adrenalin capital of Africa. Includes: (B).
B - Breakfast
L - Lunch
D - Dinner.
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